Fenestration Fabricator Apprentice ASTON ARCHITECTURAL ALUMINIUM LTD

Aston Architectural Aluminium Ltd have an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join their experienced team of fabricators, gaining a Level 2 apprenticeship in Fenestration Fabricator. The successful candidate will be mentored by an experienced team who will support individuals to become fully skilled & qualified in this industry.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000232664

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

On a day-to-day basis as an apprentice, you will be doing the following:

  • Working independently or as part of a team
  • Following fabrication/assembly manuals from set out to completion
  • Learn how to fabricate to the specifications set out by our various system suppliers
  • Learn techniques to enable you to fabricate the product to a high standard that meets our client’s requirements
  • General housekeeping & work area cleanliness
  • Loading, unloading, and general labouring
  • General Health & Safety
  • Health & Safety rules and regulations

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship in Fenestration consists of:

  • Intermediate Standard Apprenticeship-Fenestration Fabricator
  • Functional Skills in English and Math’s (Level 1/2) where applicable

All aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with your employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship program.
You will achieve a qualification in Fenestration Fabricator Level 2 Standard.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for the candidate to progress through the company and gain experience within all sectors. The main aim is to bring somebody into the team and for them to develop and become a key team member.

We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills, and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate with the position growing with the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, Good practical skills, Enthusiastic & committed, Excellent timekeeping, Reliable, Safety Conscious

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A* - C / 9 - 4) Desired

Things to consider

Please be aware we work outside as well as inside on our jobs as they demand, as such you may be out in the cold for long periods of time. The work can also be physically quite demanding so please consider this before applying. Please note that interviews may take place before the vacancy close date and the successful applicant may start before the advertised start date.

About the employer

With over 30 years of combined experience and knowledge, our focus to every detail assures quality is managed to high standards throughout our organisation and production processes. We have extensive knowledge in key products such as Bi Fold Doors, Lift & Slide Doors, Residential Doors, Commercial Doors, Casement Windows, Tilt & Turn Windows and Heritage Windows. This allows us to offer exceptional advice to provide you with further insight into the functionality and capabilities of all our aluminium products.

Employer

ASTON ARCHITECTURAL ALUMINIUM LTD

Address

Unit 8

Byfleet Industrial Estate

Watford

WD18 9TS

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Training

Training provider

GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Tracy Wake

tracy@astonaa.co.uk

01923 510 220

Apprenticeship standard

Fenestration fabricator

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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